Rome shows “Signs of Hope”

In these trying times local leaders are trying to provide hope to their communities in any way they can.  That’s why the Rome Board of Tourism launched the #RomeGaStrong Signs of Hope Contest meant to lift spirits in Northwest Georgia.  To enter people can...

Tybee St. Patrick’s Parade Rolls On

  Despite both national and state level declarations of emergency over the spread of the coronavirus, revelers partook in Tybee Island’s annual Irish Heritage Parade Saturday.  City officials, following urging from Mayor Shirley Sessions, postponed the...

Library Cards for Kids

Ben Bryson, assistant director of Marshes of Glynn Libraries in Glynn County, paid a special visit to a local elementary school recently.  He was delivering free library cards to every first-grader in school, the third straight year he has done so as part of an...

Columbus museum recognized

Columbus’ National Infantry Museum is one of the state’s hidden gems – but it’s starting to get some serious national recognition.   USA Today in its annual 10Best Readers’ Choice awards named the museum as the “Top Free Museum” in...

Girl Scouts Dig Up the Past

One lesser-known historical Georgian is Juliette Gordon Low, the Savannah native who in 1912 established the first U.S. Girl Guide group, the organization which would later become the Girl Scouts of America.  Inspired by England’s Girl Guides Low helped develop...

Rome to host ‘CoosaCon’

Pop culture and comic conventions have become big business over the past decade, with Atlanta’s DragonCon perhaps being the best known in the region.  Some 70 miles northwest of the state’s capital though, Rome is hosting its own convention for comic book...

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